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did you just turn your ringer off so no one would interrupt and.us?one. oh no, i... just used my geico app to get a tow truck. it's gonna be 30 minutes. oh, so that means that we won't be stuck up here, for hours, with nothing to do. oh i get it, you wanna pass the time, huh. (holds up phone) fruit ninja!!! emergency roadside assistance. just a click away with the geico mobile app. >>> good morning. i'm thomas roberts. tolling our agenda today, game of drones. develops right now, nominee for cia director john brennan going on the hot seat in a matter of hours as the white house makes an about face on its controversial drone program and the targeting of americans overseas. the obama administration now breaking years of secrecy and handing over a confidential 16-page memo that justifies the targeting killing of u.s. citizens abroad suspected of being terrorists. this decision to release the document came hours before brennan was to face a serious grilling by lawmakers outraged over the program. the biggest critic, democratic senator ron wyden who says the president has been stonewa
a confidential 16-page memo that justifies the targeting killing of u.s. citizens abroad suspected of being terrorists. this decision to release the document came hours before brennan was to face a serious grilling by lawmakers outraged over the program. the biggest critic, democratic senator ron wyden who says the president has been stonewalling congress for years and suggested blocking brennan's nomination. president obama called wyden specifically last night. >> clearly, the president's call to senator wyden so unusual and trying to ward off what could be a calamitous hearing today. >> what standard will barack obama be held to after the pictures of the little children who were killed by his cone drone attacks are placed before the jury in the hague? >> i was encouraged last night when the president called and he said as part of this effort, he is going to try to drive a more extensive discussion about these issues. every american has the right to know when their government believes it's allowed to kill them. i don't think that, as one person said, that is too much to ask. >> so right no
of the developments for us from los angeles this afternoon. and again, we're waiting for that official announcement, john. but what are we hearing in terms of a dollar amount that's going to be offered? >> well, as you say, the "los angeles times" is reporting that it's going to be about $1 million. this is a joint fund put up by the city of los angeles, the city of riverside, where a policeman was killed on thursday, and the city of irvine, where two people, the first victims were believed to have been killed a week ago today. this money is coming from government organizations, from police law enforcement, from private donors, from corporate donors in the city, these cities. they say they've raised about half of the $1 million goal, but they sdpoekt gexpect to get tha million to put up for a reward for the information leading to the arrest and capture of dorner. the search is going on. the most visible part of the search up in big bear lake in the san bernardino mountains. very snowy up there right now. the san bernardino sheriff says they have about 25 officers out today supported by a helicopter
address. it's at 9:00 p.m. eastern/6:00 pacific, and we hope that you'll join us. that's all for today. we'll be back next week. if it's sunday, it's "meet the press." >>> we've had no snow for multiple years, so everybody forgot how to drive in it, so now we finally get it and nobody knows how to drive in it or manage it. >> this is going to go on for a number of days. >> people are still digging out this sunday and will be for some time. good afternoon to you, i'm craig melvin. the massive snowstorm still causing lots of problems for many in the northeast, but traveling is getting a little bit easier. >>> meanwhile, new surveillance video released of the former cop suspected of killing three and injuring two others, and the new tactin under way to find the fugitive. >>> meanwhile, back in washington, for president obama, it's all about the state of the union. this afternoon we'll tell you what he plans to say during that prime time address to the nation. >>> but we start with weather. and as we mentioned, the snowfall has ended, but the cleanup and the dig-out is going to be going on for
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us up to date. al? >> reporter: bill, thank you so much. everybody's now comparing this to the blizzard of 1978 and if you look back at some of the archival data, there is a resemblance to that storm. and so they are not taking any chances. the governor of massachusetts ordering people -- asking people not to get on the roads, especially the state highways and throughways after 12:00 noon. airport opened but all flights are canceled. amtrack canceling trains between here and new york city. after the last train leaves at 1:00, that's it. they've stopped all bus traffic. in fact, the subways are shutting down. the "t" as they call it here. they want people off the streets. the message is, it's a friday. make it a three-day weekend. nonessential state workers have been ordered to stay home. don't come in. so people want folks off the streets. boston schools are closed. new york city schools are opened, however, there are no after-school programs going on. 650 pieces of equipment will be on the streets in boston. in new york city, they have 6,300 miles of street to cove
the country and today, going down to newport news in order to use our military men and women as a problem in yet another campaign rally to support his tax hikes. >> mr. secretary, how do you respond to that? do you think the president is using our nation's military as a prop? >> well, the military leadership of this nation, both in uniform and civilian, is going to capitol hill for the last year and explaining how bad sequestration would be, what a bad idea this would be, how it would impact military readiness and how it would impact the ability of the navy, marine corps, and the other parts of the military to defend this country. and i think it's important for the president and for everybody to talk about what this means to talk about how damaging this will be to the men and women of our military, to the people who support them, to the people who work at places like newport news ship building and all around the norfolk area of virginia and in this country. this is a bad idea. this was a bad idea at the beginning. it was never supposed to happen. and now that we're at the 11th hour, it ha
is the effect on the economy. you know, lot of us feel as though the economy is starting to come back and right at the time where we would like to see it accelerate, this could really put a lamb on the brakes. >> very fact that we have a sequester represents some kind of major failure in governance. >> also today, members of the president's cabinet are firing back against criticism from republicans. the white house is using scare tactics and overhyping the impact of the sequester. >> what do you make of secretary lahood, a republican blaming republicans for this? >> shame on ray lahood. >> what we are doing is sending up warning flares to people that these cuts have consequences. here's what the consequences are. >> joining me now is oklahoma republican congressman tom cole. it is good to have you with me now. let's talk about this because it -- as weigh know, all politics is local. as we look at the state of oklahoma, let's show everybody what the sequester impact would mean. 1490 fewer children receiving vaccines. 300 domestic violence victims served. as we look at the impact in other states,
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